Halloween Baby Names

Halloween baby names reference the holiday and all things spooky. Would you really want to choose one of these baby names for a child born on or near Halloween? Debatable. But those who are into celebrating the holiday may want to adopt their own Halloween name from this collection of names of ghostly or witchy people, characters, and things.
  • Draco

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    For as long as we all shall live, Harry Potter's sneering nemesis. Read More 

  • Elvira

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    Before there was the campy TV Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, Elvira was the long-suffering wife of Don Juan, and remnants of those negative, gothic images still cling to it, though they are fading.... Read More 

  • Eve

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    Eve, the oldest name in the Book, is now coming back into style, having the virtues of simplicity and purity, yet with more strength and resonance than other single-syllable names like Ann.... Read More 

  • Freddy

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    Another old-school nickname getting new attention thanks to TV's "Mad Men." Names like Fred, Pete, and George have been out so long it's time for them to come back in.Read More 

  • Hannibal

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    These days, it's thought of less as the name of the great general and more as the first name of Lecter the fictional cannibal. Either association is too heavy for a child to bear. Read More 

  • Harlow

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    Jean Harlow (born Harlean Carpenter), the original platinum blonde bombshell, was a symbol of 1930s glamour, a factor that first Patricia Arquette and then Nicole Richie and Joel Madden probably... Read More 

  • Hazel

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    When Julia Roberts named one of her twins Hazel in 2004, there was a great public outcry against "another one of those nutty celebrity names." But we didn't see why. Now that the old Hazel the... Read More 

  • Ichabod

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    Ichabod, an eccentric Old Testament name, is forever tied to the character of Ichabod Crane -- and worse, the teasing possibilities of "icky bod." Even its original meaning is a negative. Skip... Read More 

  • Jack

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    Jack was, until 2011 when he was unseated by Oliver, for years the Number 1 name in England and hit Number 40 last year, having returned to the Top 100 in 1996. Jack is a durable, cheery everyman... Read More 

  • Jett

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    Aviation enthusiast John Travolta put this fast-paced name in the lexicon when he used it for his late son, and George Lucas followed suit. Read More 

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